Dhanyasara, Dhānyasāra, Dhanya-sara: 4 definitions



Dhanyasara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Kathā

Dhānyasāra (धान्यसार) is the name of a village first mentioned in Ucchvāsa II from the Udayasundarīkathā, when Saṃvaraka (son of Gopati from Dhāyasāra) meets Vasantaśīla, a gardener chasing the parrot Citraśikha.

The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhānyasāra (धान्यसार).—threshed corn.

Derivable forms: dhānyasāraḥ (धान्यसारः).

Dhānyasāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhānya and sāra (सार).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dhānyasāra (धान्यसार).—m.

(-raḥ) Grain after threshing. E. dhānya corn, and sāra essence.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dhānyasāra (धान्यसार):—[=dhānya-sāra] [from dhānya > dhā] m. ‘essence of g°’, threshed corn, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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